From a firm’s culture to the nuts and bolts of service delivery and business performance, it all stems from how you choose to manage your partners
If we see devolved government in the UK following the Scottish referendum it is likely to benefit businesses in all areas
Law firm leaders must show a high degree of self-awareness in managing partner dissatisfaction or their firms could be at risk
Following the record-setting IPO of Alibaba, Jack Ma is now a global business icon.
US and UK firms routinely deride the market Down Under. Here’s why Australians deserve more respect
An IP crackdown is needed to safeguard and develop the £70bn contribution the creative industries make to the UK economy
The financial crisis has led to a new working environment and that means firms must make difficult decisions on how they work if they want to survive
Why is lawyers’ pay so high? Not because it benefits the business, say the stats
UK reshoring is a catalyst for economic growth but a national policy is also vital
Behind the Law
When Kennedys’ human resources director Caroline Wilson joined the firm almost four years ago, its qualified lawyers were distinguishable only as solicitors or partners.
A raft of chambers and firms, including the likes of Blackstone and Matrix Chambers and Farrer & Co and Nabarro, have emerged as advisers on Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger’s picks of the most significant cases to have been heard in the court.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s new heads of corporate, litigation and employment are looking stateside in a bid to hang on to the lead created by former litigation head Christopher Pugh and corporate head Ed Braham.
The Leadership Interview
Until recently Tim Roberts resided very much in the shadows at Parabis, quietly masterminding the systems and processes that have created the volume powerhouse that the firm is today.
It’s been a busy week for Baker & McKenzie. Around 800 of its partners began descending on London last weekend for the world’s largest law firm’s annual global partners’ conference, colonising three major hotels in the process.